Tony Romo Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career, and Awards
Tony Romo Net Worth 2020 – Tony Romo is a former American football quarterback. He is most popular as a former player of Dallas Cowboys of National Football League. In 2017, Tony retired from professional football. And currently, he is a television analyst for National Football league.
Antonio Ramiro Romo was born on April 21, 1981. The couple Joan Romo and Ramiro Romo gave birth to Tony in San Diego, California, U.S. His father Joan served in the United States Navy and his mother was a store clerk. He also has two sisters, Jossalyn Romo, and Danielle Romo.
Talking about Tony’s childhood, he has not shared many of his childhood details and memories with us so far. However, we know that he was raised in Wisconsin.
Tony attended Eastern Illinois University. In addition, he graduated from Burlington High School.
We wouldn’t be mistaken if we refer to Tony Romo as an all-rounder in the sports world as he plays perfectly in golf, baseball, basketball, football, and tennis. As a junior at Burlington High, he began his career as a quarterback and earned a lot of rewards and honors like the All-Racine County Football team and the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-State First Team Honors to mention a few.
He also played as a starter in the school basketball team and equally participated in the school’s golf and tennis team.
After high school, he enrolled at the Eastern Illinois University where he played as a team member for the NCAA Division I-AA Eastern Illinois Panthers football team. He ranked as the second in Division I-AA when he completed 164 out of 278 passes for 2,583 yards in addition to 27 touchdowns as a sophomore.
Tony Romo finished third in Conference history attaining 8,212 passing yards and 584 completions in addition to 941 attempts. He did amazingly well and further signed a six-year contract worth $67.5 million with the Dallas Cowboy. He started his professional career in 2003 after he was signed as an undrafted free agent with the Dallas Cowboys and served as a holder for placekicks through 2004 until 2005.
By 2006, in a game against New York Giants, he recorded 14 completions on 25 attempts for 227 yards with 2 touchdowns in addition to 3 interceptions. He started fully as a quarterback that year and led the Dallas Cowboys to a win of 35-14 in the game against the Carolina Panthers. When the Dallas Cowboys played against the Indianapolis Colts, they won the game with 21-14 which Tony led them to a victory with 19 out of 23 passes.
He finished the season with 220 completions as of 337 pass attempts for 2,903 yards attaining 19 touchdowns and 13 interceptions and having a passer rate of 95.1.
The footballer gained the seventh position in the NFC passing yards and touchdowns that season. He kept on recording impressive numbers until he called its quits playing professional football.
There is a long list of awards and honors that Tony has received under his name.
During his contribution to Eastern Illinois team, he was honored with All-America and All-Ohio Valley Conference. In addition, he received the Walter Peyton Award and OVC Player of the Year award.
Furthermore, during his professional career in the NFL, he has received many awards. In 2011, he received the Ed Block Courage Award. Also in 2009, he was inducted into EIU Athletic Hall of Fame. In addition, he was listed on the list of top 100 players of 2015.
The net worth of Tony is about $90 million.